most traditional form of poetry, follow exact patterns of rhyme or rhythm. Mostly the rhyme is is organized in patterns called rhyme schemes. The lines that rhyme are noted by the same letter.
The rhythm or patter of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of a poem. (In the Frost poem, every other word is accented.)
the repeating of beginning consonant sounds
the repetition of vowel sounds.
The repetition of consonant sounds anywhere within the words, no just at the beginning.
The rhyming of words at the end of lines.
The rhyming of words within one line of poetry.
The use of word whose sounds make you think of its meaning (Zip, buzz)
The repeating of a word or phrase to add rhythm or focus.
Technique used in writing in which the writing is NOT meant to be taken literally. It helps the reader make comparisons and establish visualizations of the words.
a comparison using "like" or "as."
a comparison that does NOT use "like" or "as."
an exaggeration for effect.
stating something important without much emphasis; the opposite of a hyperbole.
giving human qualities to an inanimate object.
carefully chosen vocabulary that paints a picture and appeals to your senses.
a humorous five line verse. Line 1,2&5 rhyme as do 3&4. 1,2&5 have three stressed syllables, 3&4 have two.
poem that tells a story, written in quatrains or four line stanzas. First and third lines have four accented syllables
A long story poem, describes adventures of a hero
Unrhymed poetry with meter. 10 syllables, every other syllable is accented.
Poetry that has no set rules, no length requirements, no rhyme scheme requirement. Free style.
Short poem that expresses deep personal feeling (love).